Course Description

MATLAB Programming Techniques MATLAB is a high-level programming language that is widely used in engineering, science, and finance. It is a versatile tool that can perform complex computations, generate visualizations, and handle data analysis. However, mastering MATLAB requires more than just basic programming knowledge. This is where MATLAB Programming Techniques come in. This course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to use MATLAB effectively and efficiently. The course will cover a wide range of topics, including programming fundamentals, data structures, flow control, error handling, and debugging. The course will also delve into more advanced topics such as optimization, simulation, and modeling. The course will begin with an introduction to the MATLAB environment and programming fundamentals. Students will learn how to use the MATLAB command window, create and manipulate variables, and write basic programs. From there, the course will progress to more advanced programming topics, such as conditional statements, loops, functions, and file input/output. One of the main focuses of the course will be on data structures and algorithms. Students will learn how to use arrays, cell arrays, structures, and other data types to manage and analyze data. They will also learn how to implement various algorithms, such as sorting, searching, and filtering. Another important aspect of the course will be error handling and debugging. Students will learn how to identify and handle errors in MATLAB code, as well as use debugging tools to troubleshoot code. As the course progresses, students will begin to explore more advanced topics, such as optimization, simulation, and modeling. They will learn how to use MATLAB's optimization tools to solve complex problems, simulate dynamic systems, and create mathematical models. By the end of the course, students will have a strong foundation in MATLAB programming techniques and be able to use MATLAB for a wide range of applications. They will be able to write efficient and effective code, handle data structures and algorithms, and implement simulation and optimization techniques. This course is ideal for anyone who wants to develop their skills in MATLAB and advance their career in engineering, science, or finance. Author: Matt Tearle